Twitter Link Roundup #282 – Profoundly Great Resources for Small Business, Startups, and Design! Mike | August 14th, 2015


Our friends at the New York Times get to do stuff that, frankly, makes me jealous. For instance, the other night they got to go for a ride on the brand new carousel at Battery Park, in lower Manhattan. The $16 million dollar version of an old-school treat opens this week. The architects Claire Weisz and Mark Yoes have designed a magical undersea journey – an incredible ride for the senses.

My head is spinning and I can’t wait to ride the SeaGlass Carousel! But, wait I must, because it’s time now for our latest set of links and articles that we shared with you over the past week on our  crowdSPRING Twitter account (as well as my own Twitter account)! We just love sharing articles about fonts, logo design, web design, startups, entrepreneurship, small business, leadership, social media, marketing, economics and other interesting stuff! Enjoy!

smallbusinessblog

From the Vault: Give it a Break, Already. | @crowdSPRING Blog – crowdspring.co/1Iu8mCV

Why Success Can Be So Lonely crowdspring.co/1LP7lw5

Local Businesses and Facebook | Mobile Marketing Watch – buff.ly/1rr8qdK

How Family and Friends Can Help You Strengthen Your Good Habits crowdspring.co/1InDUKt

Why You Should Discriminate Amongst Customers, and Be Proud of It crowdspring.co/1euuMvS

How to Build a Successful Business Out of Lego crowdspring.co/1S8M30c

startupsblog

“Funding Your Business Without Selling Your Soul” Stresses Financing Basics crowdspring.co/1IFvDCQ

A Look Inside Google and Carnegie-Mellon’s IoT Campus crowdspring.co/1S8M6sT

Rules for Finding Balance Between Startup Life and Family crowdspring.co/1D2TQGh

How Entrepreneurs Like Branson Hatch Their Best Business Ideas – Forbes crowdspring.co/1LP5qrp

It’s Never Too Late: At 78, This Former Physicist Is Starting a Hedge Fund crowdspring.co/1LP5kQo

The Brave Strategy That Finally Helped These Two Startup Founders Dominate Their Market crowdspring.co/1MSjZaR

Ways Successful Entrepreneurs Stay Calm crowdspring.co/1D2TWh9

Baited On ‘Shark Tank’ — The Reality Of Fundraising On Reality TV – Forbes crowdspring.co/1MSkykU

The Productivity Mistake Everyone Is Making crowdspring.co/1fAN3bF

These 6 Principles Help Make Innovation Easy crowdspring.co/1fAKp5P

Google Creates Alphabet, but Runs Into BMW http://crowdspring.co/1MrMuiG

What I Learned Writing a Haiku Every Day for 100 Days — The Lighthouse — Medium crowdspring.co/1JU4dcu

socialmediablog

Why Did Your Last Social Media Marketing Campaign Fail? crowdspring.co/1IFnmyJ

Secrets to Writing Blog Posts Faster | SEJ crowdspring.co/1PgZlCP

Tiny Breakdancing Prodigy Bust Moves To Remove Dirt From Her Clothes crowdspring.co/1IpQAFh

How Traditional Salespeople Can Stay Relevant In The Age Of Automation crowdspring.co/1OLOKiK

Can You Guess the Brand Behind These Clever Product Descriptions? crowdspring.co/1MgBHGn

Six simple ways to fit storytelling into your content crowdspring.co/1Dcm5Co

Free Ways to Build a Community Around Your Blog | SEJ crowdspring.co/1IuhbRn

Don’t Panic, But This Article Was Written by an Algorithm – Copyblogger crowdspring.co/1IuhY4I

What Do People Love to Share on Social Media? crowdspring.co/1Dcm6pX

How To Get Fired For LinkedIn Activities crowdspring.co/1gY0BiZ

Three Counterintuitive Activities That Will Improve Your Business crowdspring.co/1Ph0HgQ

designblog

Illustrator of the Week: John Jay Cabuay – Print Magazine crowdspring.co/1TgQt5G

What We Talk About When We Talk About Type – Print Magazine crowdspring.co/1Wd5l4d

Mistakes keeping you in the feast or famine cycle (and how you can break out!) crowdspring.co/1ODNttE

This Industrial Exoskeleton Helps Workers Carry Their Loads crowdspring.co/1h0lhXd

The Lexus Slide Hoverboard Is Real – Design Milk crowdspring.co/1DDcWTC

News for Designers – Sublime Text Cheat Sheet, Stroke Icons, iOS8 UI Kit crowdspring.co/1Ek9b0g

Scandinavian-Inspired Kitchens – Design Milk crowdspring.co/1IFm1bl

logodesignblog

This week “lFresh from the SPRING” features logo designer titikapi | @crowdSPRING Blog http://crowdspring.co/1MrMEXe

10 examples of corporate identity design done the right way crowdspring.co/1L0k9gm

webdesignblog

Create Your Own Bespoke CMS for Clients With WordPress and WPMU DEV Plugins crowdspring.co/1TlsehF

The Rise of the Almost-Flat Design Web Trend crowdspring.co/1DDcZ1T

How to Create Perfect White Space in Web/UI Design crowdspring.co/1IzI4SK

Professional Photoshop Shortcuts for Web Designers crowdspring.co/1f45cy6

An Introduction to Genesis for the Non-Genesis Developer | WPShout crowdspring.co/1TgOiPw

WordPress 4.2.4 Patches Six Security Vulnerabilities crowdspring.co/1Ek9dFk

10 Great WordPress themes for August inspiration • Inspired Magazine crowdspring.co/1Ek9dFn

Fresh Resources for Web Developers – August 2015 crowdspring.co/1f46ARn

mobiledesignblog

YouTube Chief Talks Children, Mobile and Competition With Facebook crowdspring.co/1SnlkIb

New, Simple ‘Buy’ Buttons Aim to Entice Mobile Shoppers crowdspring.co/1LQg9k5

Developing mobile apps and touchscreen technology for the blind. Google is at it again! http://poprl.com/B6o

otherblog

The Case For Letting Kids Design Their Own Play crowdspring.co/1fAN5Ah

Infographic: What’s The Most Noir Film Of All Time? crowdspring.co/1PgZmqf

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